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[04/20/15 - 08:34 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Annual Academy of Country Music Awards" Win Big for CBS
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

Primetime Preliminary Fast National Nielsen Data
(includes all DVR playback through 3:00 am)

Here are the highlights of the 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (4/19/15):

CBS (14.606 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.0, #1) overshadowed the competition on Sunday with a new "60 Minutes" (9.901 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #8) and "The 50th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards" (16.174 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.7, #1).

ABC (5.114 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) then claimed a distant second place with its quartet of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (6.379 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4), "Once Upon a Time" (5.118 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.6, #3), "Secrets & Lies" (5.047 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4) and "Revenge" (3.913 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.0, #10).

Next up was FOX (2.622 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) with repeats of "The Simpsons" (1.892 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.7, #14) and "Bob's Burgers" (1.900 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T12) plus a new "The Simpsons" (3.226 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4), a repeat "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (2.005 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.9, #11) and originals from "Family Guy" (3.333 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) and "The Last Man on Earth" (3.373 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4).

And finally, a new "Dateline NBC" (4.375 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T12), an encore "AD: The Bible Continues" (3.995 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T15) and new episodes from "AD: The Bible Continues" (6.283 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #9) and "American Odyssey" (3.288 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T15) on NBC (4.485 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) closed out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+40.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos
+13.33% - Family Guy
+11.11% - Revenge
+7.69% - Secrets & Lies
+7.69% - The Last Man on Earth
0.00% - Once Upon a Time
0.00% - Dateline NBC
-6.67% - The Simpsons (vs. 3/15/15)
-29.41% - 60 Minutes
-50.00% - American Odyssey
-52.17% - AD: The Bible Continues

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+55.56% - America's Funniest Home Videos (vs. It's the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown / Charlie Brown All Stars)
+55.56% - The Simpsons (vs. The Simpsons (Repeat))
+40.00% - Secrets & Lies (vs. In My Dreams)
+33.33% - Dateline NBC (vs. American Dream Builders)
+21.43% - Family Guy (vs. Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey)
+12.12% - The 50th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (vs. The 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards on 4/6/14)
+9.09% - 60 Minutes
0.00% - Revenge (vs. In My Dreams)
0.00% - The Last Man on Earth (vs. Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey)
-5.88% - Once Upon a Time
-8.33% - AD: The Bible Continues (vs. Believe)
-33.33% - American Odyssey (vs. Crisis)


Here are the highlights of the 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (4/20/14):

CBS (8.525 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) was the top draw on Sunday thanks to its mainstays "60 Minutes" (8.797 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T7), "The Amazing Race 23" (7.619 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2), "The Good Wife" (9.078 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T3) and "The Mentalist" (8.605 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T3).

ABC (4.631 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) then took home the silver with a rebroadcast of "It's the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown / Charlie Brown All Stars" (3.546 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10) followed by a new "Once Upon a Time" (5.692 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) and the original movie "In My Dreams" (4.644 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #9).

Next up was FOX (2.554 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) with a new "Bob's Burgers" (1.533 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T14) alongside repeats of "American Dad" (1.516 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T14), "The Simpsons" (2.202 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10) and "Family Guy" (2.647 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T7) plus a new "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" (3.713 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T3).

Meanwhile, NBC (3.700 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) served up its revised lineup of "American Dream Builders" (2.523 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T14), "Dateline NBC" (3.821 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10), "Believe" (4.658 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #6) and "Crisis" (3.798 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - Believe
+16.67% - Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
+12.50% - Dateline NBC
-5.88% - The Amazing Race 23
-6.67% - The Good Wife
-6.67% - The Mentalist
-10.53% - Once Upon a Time
-14.29% - American Dream Builders
-18.18% - Crisis
-25.00% - Bob's Burgers
-38.89% - 60 Minutes

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+12.50% - Dateline NBC (vs. The Voice (Repeat))
0.00% - Bob's Burgers (vs. Bob's Burgers (Repeat))
-6.67% - The Good Wife
-12.50% - The Mentalist
-19.05% - Once Upon a Time
-22.22% - Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (vs. Family Guy (Repeat)/American Dad)
-25.00% - Believe (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice)
-25.00% - American Dream Builders (vs. The Voice (Repeat))
-28.57% - In My Dreams (vs. Remember Sunday)
-33.33% - The Amazing Race 23
-42.11% - 60 Minutes
-43.75% - Crisis (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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